Models for Research in Art, Design, and Creativity

  • Rae Earnshaw
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


Advancement of knowledge and understanding is a prerequisite for research in any discipline. This may be accomplished by models that are able to develop and advance the field, and provide a basis for critical analysis and reflection. Such models must also be relevant to the modes of analysis involved, and it is useful if they are also consistent with internal and external strategies for research, and the funding, evaluation, and audit of research. The implications of institutional and national measurements can often affect the advancement and promotion of academic staff, and the funding allocations to the institution as a consequence of national audit. This can become a virtuous circle and lead to greater research advances in the field than might have otherwise been possible.


Research models Research development Research assessment Practice-led research Interdisciplinary research 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rae Earnshaw
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    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Visual Computing Faculty of Engineering and InformaticsUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK
  2. 2.School of Media, Arts and DesignWrexham Glyndŵr UniversityWrexhamUK

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